hayheadsbird

Start Weight:(24 Dec 10) 163.4 lb
Current Weight:(20 Mar 11) 163.4 lb
Goal Weight:154.3 lb
following: Weight Watchers
performance: Steady

Teacher in North Scotland, need to lose weight to stay healthy and get fitter - and this time I WILL do it :D Pre pregnancy was the last time I was a healthy weight, about 8 -8 1/2 stone (112 - 120 lb). Put on 3 stone during pregnancy as it was just a licence to eat everything in sight. Over the next 10 year dithered about between 10 and 11 stone (140 - 154lb) and made it down to 9 st 8 lb while following WW two years ago.
Realised last month that the weight was climbing again, so decided this time I need to do something about it and stick with it, but as no slimming clubs in the very remote island I live on I was in this alone.
Found FS through a BB app to track my weight and food, as I know I;m more focused when I write down what I eat, and so far feeling really motivated by the site!


FatSecret member since: 07 Jul 10

hayheadsbird's Weight History


hayheadsbird's Latest Member Challenges

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  Get Off Your Ass
status: Completed
ended: 23 Jul 10
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hayheadsbird's Buddies

britt-a-knee
on diet Atkins
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fitnblnde5
last weighin: losing 0.1 lb a week Down
trishka48
last weighin: losing 1.0 lb a week Down
 
riki0208
last weighin: losing 3.9 lb a week Down



hayheadsbird's Latest Posts

Short-term Goals
I just changed my goal last night - I'm still aiming for the 54kg, but right now I'm focusing on 70kg. When I get there I'll treat myself to a day at the spa or something I think Very Happy
posted 26 Jul 2010, 03:15
Rowing for Exercise
What about rowing in an actual boat? I row with my local team a couple of times a week and race at the weekends, the nearest thing to the burn in a race that I can think of would be running. By the time you get out of the boat your legs feel like jelly and your arms ache!
posted 22 Jul 2010, 05:26
Obesity in America
I've heard a few people mention not enough time is spent in schools educating about nutrition and exercise. I don't know enough about the curriculum in America to comment on that, but it makes me wonder. If children are educated now about nutrition and physical health, and they are part of the curriculum, will that help the next generation maintain a healthy life style and pass it on to their children?
posted 16 Jul 2010, 13:27
What have you noticed?
I need to drink a lot more water, as my body has decided it is thirsty more often.
Low activity levels are better than no activity levels!
I can eat anything I want and still loose weight, which means I don't feel deprived of anything, so I don't crave it and then feel guilty for eating it!
posted 16 Jul 2010, 05:03
My open letter
Runesingers right, I've been a member of many forums over the years, and some have the ability to have thoughtful yet heated discussion and others don't. It often depends on the subject at hand and how emotionally involved the posters are as well as respect for another point of view.
I've only been here a couple of weeks and have already realised that there are two sides to this forum, one that's a bit touchy, and one that's quite supportive. The whole 'not actually talking to a real person but a computer screen and not having visual clues to give tone' issue is also at play. If you feel someone has said something out of line you can call them on it, but it's hard to phrase sometimes without making the situation worse. Most folk will immediately explain and apologise if they have given offence unintentionally, but calling them on it in a way that they don't then feel attacked is difficult.
posted 16 Jul 2010, 04:58
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03 August 2010

Back on track now, all birthdays, anniversaries and other such events over I can concentrate on getting back in to a routine :)
on diet hayheadsbird's own diet  gaining 2.3 lb a week

26 July 2010

looking better!
on diet hayheadsbird's own diet  losing 12.3 lb a week

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Losing the LBS while TTC
If you're looking to lose a few pounds while trying to conceive, this group is for you!

Shorties Losing It
5'3 and under trying to lose weight.

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